‘This Be The Verse’ by Philip Larkin is a powerful poem. It’s about the intense relationships between children and their parents.
‘Toads’ by Philip Larkin explores the confines of everyday life. Throughout, he uses a frog as a way to depict duel pressures in his life.
‘Triple Time’ by Philip Larkin is a poem about neglect. It explores lost opportunities and how easily one’s life can slip away.
‘Wants’ by Philip Larkin is a poem about solitude. The speaker defines it as something necessary to humanity’s existence.
‘Wedding Wind’ by Philip Larkin describes the power of love shared between the speaker and her new husband on the day of, and after, their wedding.
‘Wild Oats’ by Philip Larkin depicts the difficulties in a specific relationship he had with two women.
‘Wires’ by Philip Larkin is a beautiful poem that uses cows as a metaphor. It explores learned boundaries and nature.